Paula Hawthorn from Newburgh shared with us the story of KAZURI BEADS. In Swahili Kazuri means small & beautiful. Paula actively works through her church to raise money to help give a new life to abandoned babies in Kenya. After a short presentation ladies had a try themselves at making their very own KAZURI bead necklaces as well as trying on a selection of Kenyan scarves.
A huge THANK YOU to all helpers, providers of food and raffle prizes and most importantly to everyone who supported our annual soup and pudding lunch last Sunday. A fantastic sum of just over £390 was raised on the day. With grateful thanks from the ladies of Colliston and Slains SWRI.
The next meeting of Collieston and Slains WRI will be held on Monday 10th November 2014 at 7.30pm in Collieston Community Centre. Prospective new members are most welcome to attend. Our guest speaker this month will be Paula Hawthorne and she wil be sharing with us details of her ‘Beads for Africa’ project.
You are invited to join us at our October 13th meeting in Collieston Community Centre at 7.30pm. Our speaker is our very own Stuart Jamieson and he will be telling us about his life as a ‘Young Farmer of Today’.
A big THANK YOU to all helpers, providers of food and everyone who supported the soup and pudding festive lunch on Sunday, 22 December. It was a buzzing two hours and the fantastic sum of just over £470 was raised for the Collieston Pier Fund.
Collieston & Slains WRI extend best wishes to everyone for the festive season and a happy, healthy and prosperous 2014.
Our winter programme begins on Monday evening (9th September) at 7.30 p.m. with a talk on ‘Hearing Dogs for the Deaf’. We have an interesting and varied programme arranged for this session which we hope will entice new members to join.
Our interpretation of Scotland for the co-operative entry at the recent Group Bulb Show. We were ‘Commended’ for the entry which was produced by six members.